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Day of Silence lacks participation this year

Tia Rotolo and Cammy Wray

April 29, 2016

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According to students, Day Of Silence had less of an effect on New Trier than it used to. Every year, New Trier has a day dedicated to showing the struggles of silence that the LGBT+ community faces daily, called Day Of Silence. ...

New Trier has a dress code?

Emily Roemmer, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016

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A perk that comes with a public school eduction is the ability to dress freely. While there’s no specific uniform, there are still dress-code do’s and dont’s. Many New Trier students are unaware that there are actual rules ...

ACT plans get real for juniors

Gabi Schulz, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2016

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On Tuesday, April 19, the junior class is scheduled to take the district required ACT. Although some have already taken it, this school funded test serves as an introduction to the college entrance exam for many. While some...

Drug detecting nail polish sparks controversy

Hannah Young, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2016

Filed under News, Top Stories

Every 107 seconds, sexual assault occurs in the U.S. One in three sexual assaults involve some type of intoxication, whether by alcohol or other drugs, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN). While as...

Senior Project begins after months of prep

Wes Jenkins, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2016

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After weeks of preparation, those participating in Senior Project have finally reached the day their classroom experience ends and a new one begins. Senior Project is a program for seniors to gain experience and knowledge bey...

Referendum fails to address athletic facilities

Alex Levine, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2016

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New Trier’s recently passed referendum is making renovations to the 115 year old East campus including a new Fine Arts building, 25 new classrooms, a new library and a new cafeteria. What is not included is anything regarding the New T...

Students compete for parking

Cammy Wray and Anna Ferguson

March 11, 2016

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Parking at New Trier has always been a prominent issue, often causing fights over who will get the better spot and arguments with the person selling the spot to get the best price. Due to intense competition for spots, students have ...

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